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Joke ID 12

Work: [1] 'The Book of Humour, ...'(1880, book)
> Transcription: [10] from page : 19
>> Joke: 12

An Echo in Court.

A certain chief justice, on hearing an ass bray, interrupted the late Mr. Curran, in his speech to the jury, by saying, " One at a time, Mr. Curran,if you please." The speechbeing finished,the judge began his charge,and during its progress the ass sent forth the full force of its lungs, whereupon the advocate said, "Does not your lordship hear a remarkable echo in the court ?"



  • Book title: The Book of Humour, Wit & Wisdom. A manual of table-talk. [By L. C. Gent?]]
  • Date: 1880
  • Joke taken from: Page 19
  • Book Editor: GENT, L. C.
  • City: London, Edinburgh
  • Country: England, Scotland
  • Added by: ben
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